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Focus discussion group participants, at an alumni reception held on 31 August 2012

Mauritian alumni meet for focus discussion group on gender

The recent Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) held in Mauritius provided an opportunity to convene a focus discussion group on gender on 29 August 2012. Five Mauritian alumni met with Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioners Christine Humfrey and Richard Middleton to consider gender issues facing Commonwealth Scholars before, during, and after their awards. Questions debated included: […]

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Professional Networks update – October 2012

Many of our Scholars, Fellows and alumni are members of our CSC Professional Networks. Whilst three of these networks are sent out as e-newsletters (Education, Public Health and Gender) the other five groups are now interactive groups on LinkedIn: Agriculture and Rural Development Economics and Finance Environment Governance Science and Technology The CSC has recently […]

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The opening session of the 2011 Welcome Programme

Welcome Programme 2011

The CSC’s annual Welcome Programme for new Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows was held on 20-21 November 2011, at the University of Edinburgh. The programme ranged from briefings on the work of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and how Scholars and Fellows can get involved in the CSC Community, to a Question Time-style session on reshaping the […]

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Plans for Professional Network in business/economics/finance

In addition to our nine existing Professional Networks, we are launching a new network in 2011 in the area of business/economics/finance. The CSC is keen to involve alumni in our activities, and would like to hear from any alumni with a professional interest in these areas who would be interested in acting as the new […]

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Professional Networks update – November 2010

The CSC is launching a LinkedIn group for the Agriculture and Rural Development Network. This will enable members to post news items and discussion topics and comment alongside other network members. Network membership is by CSC approval only, so only Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows and alumni will be eligible to join. This is part of […]

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Science and Technology for Society conference, March 2010

Maximising the impact: science and technology for society

In celebration of Commonwealth Day, around 70 Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows gathered at Cumberland Lodge from 12-14 March 2010 to address the topic of ‘Science and Technology for Society’. Focusing on the key role that science must play in the future of our societies, delegates unpacked the theme to consider the role of the Commonwealth […]

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